What A Great Post

Ali, from Iraq the Model, has an excellent post that’s must reading. It’s a before and after comparison of Iraq. A taste: Oh my god what a fool I was. Yes, I realized this just lately, although I had my doubts but I was blinded by some facts and now thanks to some good friends of the Iraqi people, I’ve opened my eyes to see the naked truth. For the 1st time I realize what a big lie I’ve...
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Military Usage Test For The Presidency

Citizen Smash has two excellent posts on how he will judge a future President (one, two). I particularly like the second one that qualifies the first. There is such a thing as the loyal opposition and it’s possible to be opposed to a particular war. You might consider it a strategic error, may be opposed to war in general or just opposed to a particular war. But Smash is right: when the bullets...
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A Righteous Peace

Pejman has an excellent post on Teddy Roosevelt’s acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize and notes that there will likely never be another Nobel Peace Prize winner who believes in a righteous peace, as opposed to peace at all costs. We must ever bear in mind that the great end in view is righteousness, justice as between man and man, nation and nation, the chance to lead our lives on a somewhat...
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